Bennet, Udall, Perlmutter, Polis Urge Support for Improvements to U.S. 36

Resources Would Help Complete Final 8 Miles of Express Lanes and Prepare the Region for Growth

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and U.S. Congressmen Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis expressed their support for federal resources to help complete the U.S. 36 Express Lanes project, which will connect Denver’s Union Station to Boulder. In a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the members of th...

Bennet Statement in Opposition to Blunt Amendment Restricting Access to Contraception

Bennet: Women Don't Need to Be Told by the Government How to Make Their Own Health Care Decisions

On the floor of the United States Senate, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today voiced his opposition to an amendment, introduced by Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, that would restrict access to contraception and other preventative health care for women. The Senate voted down this amendment 51-48. “I have a wife and thr...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today continued to highlight Colorado’s leadership in clean energy as well as the need for Congress to extend the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) in events today in Englewood and Windsor. To start the day, Bennet delivered opening remarks for the Balanced Energy Economy Symposium...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado farmers and ranchers in Lincoln County are eligible for disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The announcement comes on the heels of the USDA’s recent designation of Lincoln County as natural disaster areas due to ongoing drought ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet on the Senate Floor called for an extension of the wind energy production tax credit, which has helped drive substantial economic growth in Colorado. If the tax credit is not extended soon, new wind energy development projects and the thousands of jobs associated with those projects are expected...
In a push to keep up the effort to prevent crimes against women, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has signed on as a cosponsor of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). “The law enforcement and education programs in this bill are just as critical now as they were when this law was first written,” B...

Bennet, Moran Make Bipartisan Push to Extend Wind Energy Tax Credit

Amendment Filed to Transportation Bill Is Fully Paid For, Supports Colorado and Kansas Jobs

With thousands of wind-energy jobs in Colorado and Kansas hanging in the balance, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) are making a bipartisan push to extend a wind energy tax credit that is currently set to expire at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to act. If the tax credit is not extended soon, new wind en...